The head of Ukrainian government Arseniy Yatsenyuk called the myth of the Promise of participation in local elections candidates to increase salaries and pensions.
"Promises that all will increase salaries, pensions and everything will be a lot and live happily, Is also a myth. The conclusion about the increase of wages and pensions has already taken the government of Ukraine ", - said Yatsenyuk, reports " UKRINFORM ".
The Prime Minister said that he wished to raise wages and pensions to Ukrainians " much more "." But all we've earned, all the resource that we received additionally, we have arranged for increased salaries, pensions, scholarships Is 12, 5 million Ukrainian Residents, which received additional funds, starting from September 1 this year, " he said. Remember, a severe Crisis of political power affects the economy and the budgetary sphere of Ukraine, in fact the country is on the verge of default. Increased unemployment, the national currency in one year dropped more than 3 times. According to the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine, in January 2015 the average salary in the country amounted to 3 thousand 455 hryvnias, or about 160 dollars. This is one of the lowest indicators in the European Union. According to the state Department of statistics, the population of Ukraine in one year dropped to 164 thousand People. For the first half of 2015, the retail trade turnover in Ukraine fell by 24%, due mainly to the decrease of funds coming residents, caused by high inflation. Ukraine's economy in the 2nd quarter of 2015 fell nearly 15%, falling GDP for the first half of this year amounted to 16, 3%. The leader of the public movement "Ukrainian choice" Viktor Medvedchuk said that the efforts "highly professional Russian and foreign reformers-evrointegratorov" brought Ukraine to pre-default wealth. The Economist has named Ukraine the worst economy in the world. This verdict was made after comparing the countries ' GDP.